TOUR DESTINATION : COLOMBO, NEGAMBO, KANDY & NUWERA ELIYA, PRAY IN KATARAGAMA MURUGAN TEMPLE – THE WORLDS ONLY SEETHA TEMPLE & DR. SWAMI MURUGESUS GAYATRHI TEMPLE – ENJOY THE BEAUTY AND WATERFALLS.
NO. OF DAYS : 6D5N
PACKAGE COST : RM 5290/- Per 2 pax
TOUR DATE : 24-05-2019
COST INCLUDES : AIR TICKET Fly by MALINDO AIR, 3 / 4 STAR HOTEL, DELUXE and LUXURY, A/C TRANSPORT, BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER.
COST EXCLUDES : VISA RM 200.00, TIPS RM 70.00, T.INSURANCE & ALL SELF EXPENSES.
DAY 1 : COLOMBO TO NEGAMBO – REFRESHMENT ON FLIGHT:
Fly by MALINDO AIR – from KLIA AT 8.50 AM Arrive in Sri Lanka PROCEED TO A SEA SIDE RESORT NEAR GALLE SEA SIDE RESORT – ENYOY ONE DAY ON THE SEA SIDE pass by the first church build in 1523 by the Dutch Then take photos of the beautiful gulf of Galle. During tsunami this is the most effected place
DAY 2 : NEGAMBO TO KATARAGAMA – B/L/D:
After breakfast – 9.45 AM proceed to GALLE – Along the beautiful Indian Ocean – by pass the second international airport of Sri Lanka at Hanbantotta we will reach KATARAGAMA – the most important Murugan temple is here. Check into hotel 4 STAR+ and have a special dinner. A Most Beautiful Hotel to Stay.
Kataragama a popular pilgrimage destination frequented by adherents of all religions in Sri Lanka. The main shrine devoted to Sikandar popularly described in eulogies as God having six faces and twelve arms whose assistance is sought for worldly gain. The history of the shrine dates back to 2 century BC. The annual procession held in July or August is the main event of the shrine with fire walkers and Kawadi dancers. Dinner & Overnight Stay at MANDARA ROSEN, KATARAGAMA ( 5 STAR)
DAY 3 : TO NUWARA ELIYA – B/L/D:
Early morning go for Murugan temple prayers. WE ARE THE GIFTED PEOPLE TO PRAY EARLY MORNING IN THIS WORLD FAMOUS – STATUE LESS MURUGAN TEMPLE. Come back to hotel and have breakfast. 9.00 AM proceed to VALLI & GANESH temples in Sella Kataragama. You will some wonders here. Then proceed to Nuwara Eliya. On the way stop at “Ravana Waterfalls” the longest and biggest waterfall in Sri Lanka for photos, Sri Lanka corn and mangoes are sold here. You also can buy Crystal stones. Rawana Ella Cave is in the huge Ella Rock. In addition, Hanuman is said to have climbed up Ella Rock, in order to find Seetha in the cave. Seetha lived in this Cave for some time. It is said that Shiran Deraniyagala excavated this cave and found some pre historic fossils.
WE WILL STOP AT THE ONLY SEETHA AMMAN TEMPLE FOR POOJA EVENING 5.00 PM.. Full story will be told by the guide. Seetha Amman temple The stream that runs from the hill, catered to the needs of Sita devi during her stay at Ashok Vatika. She is said to have bathed in this stream. About a century ago of three idols was discovered in the stream, one of which was that of Sita. It is believed that the idols have been worshipped at this spot for centuries. Now there is temple for Lord Rama, Sitadevi, Luxshmana, and Hanuman by the side of this stream. It is interesting to note that foot prints akin to Lord Hanuman’s are found by this river and some are of small size and some are of large size, which tells us of the immense powers of hanuman transforming himself into any size.
Nuwara Eliya The ‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is supposed to be one of the coolest places in the Island, but it is really just like an English spring day, although the temperature does drop at night. All around Nuwara Eliya you will see evidence of the British influence, houses like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions. The Victoria Park, in the middle of the town, is a lovely place for a stroll or a picnic and is also good for Birding as you get some rare birds in this Park. Seasons may be absent elsewhere in Sri Lanka, but here you can read them by the flowers. Then go for lunch. GO FOR THE GAYATHI KOIL – At 3.00 PM. See Wonders – 109 Living Lingas. Founded By CHITHAR DR. SWAMI MURUGESU (He died in 2007)– A Great Story Awaits You Here. A CLOSE FRIEND OF DATO’ SERI A.BAHARUDDIN – Dinner & Overnight stay at Galway Forest Lodge, Nuwara Eliya – 3*
DAY 4 : NUWARA ELIYA TO KANDY – B/L/D:
Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Arts & Crafts Centre, Gem Museum & Temple of Tooth Relic. Kandy the hill capital, venue of the annual Perahera The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism’s influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple’s shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere. On Arrival Kandy – Visit The Most Famous GEM Shop. Sri Lanka Is The Only Country Famous For Gems. 100% Guaranteed By The Government. Buy your Gems here. Then at 5.30 PM – go for the famous KANDIAN dance at YMCA. Each of every one must see this Kandian Dance. By the night experience a colorful show where you will be taken to mind blowing Sri Lankan culture extravaganza… Get ready for Heavy drumbeat and acrobatic act. Dinner & Overnight stay at HOTEL HILL TOP Kandy – 3*
After Breakfast Proceed To Kandy Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple At Ramboda. On these hills of Ramboda where Hanuman was searching for Seetha Devi, Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka built a temple with Hanuman as the presiding deity. On every full moon day special pooja’s are conducted and witnessed by thousands of devotees. This temple is called Sri Baktha Hanuman temple. The image of Lord Hanuman here is 16 feet. RAMA & LAXMAN GATHEREH HIS ARMY HERE TO FLIGHT KING RAVANA OF SRI LANKA. On the way see the 2nd longest waterfall call – Ramboda Water fall. From Here begins the “Mahavalli” river that runs for 232 kilometers to Trinconomalee. See beautiful field of tea estates and many waterfalls. All the way people live in harmony. Lunch at Restaurant THEN VISIT THE WORLDS BEST TEA ESTATE “GLEN LOCH” & SEE TEA IS MANUFACTURED. HAVE FREE TEA AND CAN BUY VARIOUS TEA HERE.
DAY 5 : KANDY TO COLOMBO – B/L/D:
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic – ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha’s Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orisons princess’ hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka’s most prized possession. Those who want to go can do so EARLY MORNING – ENTRANCE RM 32.00 (RUPEE 1000.00) After breakfast proceed to Colombo Stop at Spice Garden No. 25 – this spice garden saved Dato’ Seri A.Baharuddin from death last year Depavalli from “NIMONIA” in Mawanella to see the different spices, which Sri Lanka is famous for. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed The Ayurvedic medicines here are 100% guaranteed. Then 11.50 NOON stop at PINEWALA ELEPHANT ORGHANAGE – the biggest in the world with 97 elephants. You can see them free from outside. HAVE OF THEM WILL COMING BACK AFTER BATH IN THE RIVER NEAR BY. Colombo a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens, Visit Fort, the former British administrative centre and military garrison, Sea Street – the Goldsmiths quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, and the Dutch Church of Wolfe dhal dating back to 1749. Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha & the Independence Square. Lunch at Restaurant.
From buzzing bazaars to stylish boutique outlets, Colombo is increasingly becoming a popular shopping destination within Asia. Odel is Sri Lanka’s most famous shop, a growing department store in the centre of town. Western-label clothes are sold at a fraction of overseas prices. Other attractions include home wear stores like Paradise Road, Suriya and Gandhara. Saffron Villas is popular for antique furniture. Barefoot is famous for its hand spun and vibrantly-colored fabrics. There are several good quality jewelers. If you want to get a feel for the trading heart of the city, spend a hectic morning wandering the narrow streets of Pettah Bazaar where you will find anything from steel pots to the latest mobile phones. HAVE A SRI LANKAN CRAB DINNER 9.00 PM TO AIRPORT
DAY 6 : ARRIVAL KLIA (TERMINAL-1) BY 7.00 AM BACK HOME